mawēsa

maweesa

mawēsa

one’s maternal uncle, one’s mother’s brother, one’s male caregiver or parent, any of one’s mother’s male kin of the same generation. So, the green triangles are the purple square’s mawÄ“si:

weesa

mapāra

mapaara

mapāra

one’s mother, aunt, foster-mother, one’s mother’s sister, any of one’s mother’s female relatives of the same generation. In the picture below, the purple square’s mapāri are designated by the green circles.

paara

makāe

makaae

makāe

one’s sister, brother, cousin, sibling or cousin of the opposite gender as oneself. [Plural makāji.]

So, if one is female (purple circle):

female-kaae

then all the green triangles are one’s makāji. Likewise, if one is male (purple triangle):

male-kaae

then all the green circles are one’s makāji.

matiē

matiee

matiē

one’s sister, brother, cousin, sibling or cousin of the same gender as oneself. [Plural matÄ«ji.]

So, if one is female (purple circle):

female-tiee

then all the green circles are one’s matÄ«ji. Likewise, if one is male (purple triangle):

male-tiee

then all the green triangles are one’s matÄ«ji.

makīri

makiiri

makīri

one’s kin, the people to whom one is related to by matrilineal descent. In the picture below, the two colors are two separate clans, and so two separate sets of makÄ«ri.

clan